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Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Style Sharing and the AW15 collections at London Fashion Week

Once again the Korean Cultural Centre participated fully in London Fashion Week with a contribution to the International Fashion Showcase. The exhibition, entitled Style Sharing and curated by Tory Turk, focused on Korean designers with London training. To complement the displays, British filmmaker Eoin Glaister was asked to produce short videos inspired by the work … [Read More]

Exhibition visit: K-Fashion Odyssey at the KCC

The K-Fashion Odyssey now in its last week marks a return by the KCC to London Fashion Week’s International Fashion Showcase event. Their participation in 2012 – A New Space Around the Body (LKL review here) – won the British Council’s and British Fashion Council’s Emerging Talent Award. This year’s participation, which has just as … [Read More]

London Fashion Week: the AW14 catwalk shows

Two Korean fashion designers displayed their Autumn / Winter 2014 looks on the London Fashion Week catwalk on Valentine’s day. And despite their very different inspirations, there were interesting parallels in terms of colour palette and fabric, and even some design features. Looking at the common factors between the two collections, high, roll-neck or sculpted … [Read More]

Hyein Seo wins Best Designer

Congratulations to Hyein Seo, whose work is currently showing in the K-Fashion Odyssey exhibition at the KCC. She has won the British Council and British Fashion Council’s International Fashion Showcase Emerging Talent Award 2014 for Best Designer. Sources: KCCUK | British Fashion Council [Read More]

K-Fashion talk at the KCC, Friday 14 Feb

As part of the KCC’s participation in London Fashion Week events, four of the designers exhibiting in the K-Fashion Odyssey are doing a talk at 4pm this Friday. As usual, pre-registration is required. K-Fashion Odyssey: Artist Talk Party The Korean Cultural Centre UK cordially invites you to the Artist Talk Party of K-Fashion Odyssey. Friday … [Read More]

K-Fashion Odyssey at the KCC starts on 4 Feb

With Eudon Choi and J. JS Lee both showing on the first day of London Fashion Week, it’s a sign that the Koreans are definitely arriving. And coinciding with the week, the KCC’s first new exhibition of 2014 celebrates contemporary Korean fashion, featuring the designers Chloe Kim, Gigi Jeehyun Jung, Hyein Seo, Narae Park and … [Read More]

Choi Eudon featured in London Fashion Week

It’s nice to see Choi Eudon featured in London Fashion Week’s Daily newspaper (16 February issue), with his Doctor Zhivago inspired Autumn / Winter 2013 collection. Choi’s star has been rising since he showed some of his designs at the KCC’s Crossfields show in 2009, with Lady Gaga reported to be among his fans. There’s … [Read More]